Network Virtualization

Troubleshooting Tips: Orchestrator PowerShell Plug-in

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By Spas Kaloferov Background and General Considerations In this post will we will take a look at some common issues one might experience when using the VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) PowerShell Plug-In, especially when using HTTPS protocol or Kerberos authentication for the PowerShell Host (PSHost). Most use cases require that the PowerShell script run with Read more...

Virtualization and VMware Virtual SAN … the Old Married Couple

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Don’t Mistake These Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Technologies as Mutually Exclusive By Jonathan McDonald I have not posted many blogs recently as I’ve been in South Africa. I have however been hard at work on the latest release of VMware vSphere 6.0 Update 2 and VMware Virtual SAN 6.2. Some amazing features are included that will make Read more...

VMware App Volumes Backup Utility Fling: Introduction

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First published on VMware’s End-User Computing blog By Dale Carter, Chris Halstead and Stéphane Asselin In December 2014, VMware released VMware App Volumes, and since then, lots of new features have been added, and people love using App Volumes. Organizations use App Volumes not only in VMware environments, but also in many Citrix environments. However, Read more...

Composite USB Devices Step by Step

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By Jeremy Wheeler Users have a love/hate relationship with VDI: they love the ability to access apps and information from any device, at any time, but they hate the usual trade-offs in performance and convenience. If you’re using VMware Horizon View, you’ve already overcome a huge acceptance hurdle, by providing a consistently great experience for Read more...

Third-party Plug-ins and vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA)

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By Petr McAllister As a consumer of VMware technology, would you prefer to install an OS on a virtual machine (VM), then deploy an external database, then install vCenter Server bits – or would it be more logical and enjoyable to deploy and maintain VCSA as a single entity? For the first time, VMware has Read more...

VMware User Environment Manager 9.0 – What’s New

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By Dale Carter Earlier this month VMware released a new version of User Environment Manager that brings some new and exciting features, not only to User Environment Manager, but also to the Horizon Suite. To learn about the new features in Horizon 7 you can see my blog here. Here, I would like to highlight Read more...

VMware Horizon 7 New Features

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By Dale Carter With the release of VMware Horizon 7, I thought I would highlight some of the new features that have been added with this release. Blast Extreme Protocol With the update to Blast Extreme, VMware has upgraded the Blast Extreme protocol to the same level as PCoIP and RDP. Now you will be Read more...

3 Reasons VMware Horizon 7 Will Make You Smile

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By Michael Bradley The June 2014 release of VMware Horizon® 6 brought with it a long list of exciting new features. Cloud Pod Architecture (CPA), RDS hosted desktop and applications, and integration with VMware vSAN were just a few of the headlines that sent desktop administrators rushing to upgrade. Although the new features marked huge Read more...